For the first time ever the UFC is in Russia. The Olimpiyskiy Arena in Moscow, Russia, hosts UFC Fight Night 136. The main event a Heavyweight clash between top 15 ranked fighters Mark “The Super Samoan” Hunt & Alexey “The Boa Constrictor” Oleinik.
Australia’s, Hunt the number 9 ranked contender looks to rebound from a decision loss to Curtis Blaydes. The 44 year old, who had a legendary kickboxing career before transitioning to MMA, has a 77% knock out rate in mma. Ten knock outs in 13 victories, Hunt has a nasty left hook. Oleinik the number 11 ranked contender, will be fighting in his home town. The 41 year ol is 5-2 in the UFC, coming off submitting Junior Albini. A slick submission artist, Oleynik has 44 submissions out of 52 finishes, in 56 victories.
Fight Pass Main Card
HW: Alexey Oleinik def. Mark Hunt by submission (rear naked choke) 4:26 R1
LHW: Jan Blachowicz def. Nitita Krylov by submission (D’arce choke) 2:41 R2
HW: Shamil AbdurKHimov def. Andrei Arlovski by (30-27 x2, 29-28) unanimous decision
WW: Alexey Kunchenko def. Thiago Alves by (29-28 x2, 30-27) unanimous decision
Fight Pass Prelims
MW: Khalid Murtazaliev def. CB Dollaway by TKO (ground & pound) 5:00 R2
BW: Petr Yan def. Jin Soo Son by (30-27 x2, 29-28) unanimous decision
LW: Rustam Khabilov def. Kajan Johnson by (29-28, 28-29, 29-28) split decision
LW: Mairbek Taisumov def. Des Green by (30-27 x3) unanimous decision
LHW: Magomed Ankalaev def. Marcin Prachnio by KO (strikes) 3:09 R1
MW: Jordan Johnson def. Adam Yandiev by submission (side choke) 0:42 R2
WW: Ramazan Emeev def. Stefan Sekulic by (29-28, 30-27, 30-26) unanimous decision
BW: Merab Dvalishvili def. Terrion Ware by (30-25 x3) unanimous decision